- High molecular weight
- Low coefficient of friction
- Good chemical resistance
- Excellent abrasion resistance
- Can be self-lubricating
- Low moisture absorption
- Light and Dark Grey
Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMW) is a versatile thermoplastic known for its exceptional properties. Tivar®, a brand name for UHMW, exhibits high abrasion resistance, low coefficient of friction, and excellent impact strength. Its molecular weight, exceeding millions, imparts superior durability and toughness. Tivar® is widely used in applications demanding wear resistance, such as conveyor components, lining materials for chutes and hoppers, and bearings. It excels in low-temperature environments and resists moisture absorption, ensuring dimensional stability. Additionally, Tivar® is FDA-compliant, making it suitable for applications in the food industry. Its versatility, combined with outstanding performance characteristics, positions Tivar® as a preferred choice in various industrial sectors.
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